Films in ‘main programme features’
Comment j'ai tué mon pèreAnne Fontaine IFFR 2002
This subtle psychological drama, in which a lost father suddenly turns up, to the dismay of his son, excels in its meticulous mise-en-scène, elegant construction and cool, restrained acting by the fine cast, including the great French actor Michel Bouquet.
MischkaJean-François Stévenin IFFR 2002
First film years from cult director and actor Stevenin, combining anarchic road movie and crazy comedy. The family is going south for their holidays, they inadvertently lose Grandpa and he falls in with an alternative off-beat family of wandering gypsy-misfits and feels much more at home.
Vom Hirschkäfer zum HakenkreuzOliver Lammert, Madeleine Dewald IFFR 2002
The English title is: From Stag Beetle to Swastika. Unusual documentary that brings alive the story of a forgotten film genre.
La spagnolaSteve Jacobs IFFR 2002
Visual tours de force in a robust comedy, situated in the world of Mediterranean immigrants to Australia. With Alex Dimitriades (Head On, Heartbreak High).